Obama “begs” Congress to “just do something” on infrastructure while refusing to do anything on Keystone XL

President Obama has been making the rounds this week promoting his new plans to improve the nation’s infrastructure and calling on Congress to act.  As he said Tuesday in McLean, Virginia, “The American people have to demand that folks in Washington do their job. Do something. That’s my big motto for Congress right now: Just […]

Steyer recycles ad that earned him “four Pinocchios” in latest political stunt

Billionaire anti-Keystone XL activist Tom Steyer is clearly walking back his previous threats to attack Democrats that support Keystone XL.  What he hasn’t done, however, is walk back the false claims that earned him “four Pinocchios” earlier this year from the Washington Post Fact Checker. Here’s his new ad attacking Senator Marco Rubio, which is […]

OSFC Providing Rapid Fact Checks On Keystone XL EIS Day

UPDATE – 1/31/14 3:15pm ET: The State Department has just released its final Environmental Impact Statement on Keystone XL.  Here are a few of the headlines:  .@StateDept report deals blow to #KeystoneXL foes, moves pipeline closer to approval: http://t.co/VAsVSNkgFZ — Jennifer A. Dlouhy (@jendlouhyhc) January 31, 2014 BREAKING: State Dept. raises no major environmental objections […]

Washington Post: “many government officials privately back” Keystone XL

Yesterday, Twitter was abuzz with the news that former Obama national security adviser Thomas E. Donilon said that he “probably would” advise approval of the Keystone XL pipeline due to the energy security benefits it would bring. But what has received less attention – and is perhaps even more telling –  is what the Washington […]

“Political, Misleading or Downright Wrong”

The Washington Post attempts to explain the significance of KXL beyond Capitol Hill politics – and misses a few facts along the way It’s long been a source of pride for folks in Washington, D.C. to be living in one of the “best-educated” regions in the country, a status to which it lays claim thanks […]